Ansari to file nomination today, seeks Mamata’s support – NewsX

Vice President Hamid Ansari will file nomination papers today for his re-election to the post amid expectations in UPA that he is set for a comfortable win. Ansari will submit four sets of nomination papers to Lok Sabha Secretary General T K Vishwanathan, who is the Returning Officer for the August 7 Vice Presidential election, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, leaders of UPA constituents, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, BSP chief Mayawati, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury are expected to be present when Ansari submits his nomination papers.

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